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1. Worthless, distasteful, or nonsensical material: "the dreck that generally passes for the modern sitcom" (David Carr).
2. Rubbish; trash.
[German, dirt, trash, and Yiddish drek, excrement, both from Middle High German drec, dung, filth, from Old High German; see sker- in Indo-European roots.]
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slang chiefly US rubbish; trash
[from Yiddish drek filth, dregs]
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[1920–25; < Yiddish drek; c. German Dreck filth; compare, Old Norse threkkr excrement]
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|Noun||1.||dreck - merchandise that is shoddy or inferior|
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
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